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Old 09-04-2008, 03:17 AM   #1
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What do you think is the best hard disk drive manufacturer?

I help run a data recovery company so we see hundreds of hard drives. I thought it would be interesting to see which hard drives people think is the best?

I have listed lots of manufacturers, so that even the older manufacturers are listed.

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Old 09-04-2008, 03:32 AM   #2
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Western Digital
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Old 09-04-2008, 03:43 AM   #3
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After a short while, I will give you some information from our company, (i.e. which hard drives we see most of at Disklabs).
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Seagate and western digital are the best in my books,samsung's i would say are the worst LOL.
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Default Re: Best hard drive manufacturer?

I've owned Seagate. Western Digital, Maxtor, and Connor drives that ran flawlessly. I've ran a couple of Hitachi drives that I'm not to impressed with. They seem to run hot.

No multiple choice?
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Doesnt Seagate own Maxtor?
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Quantams last for ever!

I would still say Seagate is the top dog in my books. I am curious to see which one is the worst, and if being a more popular brand has anything to do with it.
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Western Digital, also Seagate for me.
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Seagate has been by far the best for me.

I've had 2 Western Digital drives die before in less than a year.
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You forgot Samsung.
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